NHL fines Capitals $100,000 for violating coronavirus protocols

NHL fines Capitals $100,000 for breaking COVID-19 procedures initially appeared on NBC Sports Washington

The Capitals were fined $100,000 by the NHL Wednesday for breaking the league’s COVID-19 procedures. 

The NHL did not expose the information surrounding the Caps’ offense, simply keeping in mind that gamers were associated with social interaction while not using masks. 

“The National Hockey League announced today that it has fined the Washington Capitals $100,000 for Player violations of the League’s COVID‑19 Protocols which involved social interactions among team members who were in close contact and who were not wearing face coverings,” the league stated in a declaration. 

As the NHL continues to perform a routine season throughout a worldwide pandemic, a number of groups have actually had video games held off or rescheduled due to the league’s procedures. The Caps have actually not needed to deal with a post ponement yet however have actually had a couple of video games rescheduled in some method due to modifications in other groups’ schedules. 

Washington has actually started the 2021 season 2-0-2 and will go back to the ice Friday for their house opener versus the Sabres. 

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.